Palo Alto Networks, the enterprise security company has acquired CirroSecure, to secure Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.
“The acquisition of CirroSecure brings unique technology and talent to Palo Alto Networks. Their exceptional SaaS security technology expands the capabilities of our proven platform already in use by more than 24,000 customers worldwide. We enable organizations to embrace SaaS as an extension of their IT infrastructure without security concerns and this addition further strengthens the reach and power of our enterprise security platform,” said Lee Klarich, senior vice president of Product Management at Palo Alto Networks.
The Palo Alto Networks Enterprise Security Platform provides the ability to securely enable applications and prevent cyber threats from compromising an organization’s data and infrastructure by providing superior visibility and control.
This tie-up will provide additional security for SaaS applications like Box, Dropbox, GitHub, Google Drive.
“Reducing risk in SaaS applications is an essential cornerstone of securing enterprise IT infrastructures of the future. We are thrilled to join Palo Alto Networks; they are the clear leaders in the enterprise security market with a game-changing platform designed for the modern and agile computing environment. Our joint technologies provide unparalleled SaaS application security,” said Nishant Doshi, CTO of CirroSecure.
Their joint technology is likely to be available in the second half of 2015 as a new subscription-based service and integral part of our enterprise security platform.